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FBI Promises to Share iPhone Unlock with Authorities

phonesThe (FBI) Federal Bureau of Investigation has promised to help unlock mobile devices such as iPhones as soon as it is permitted by law and policy.

The FBI said in a letter to local law enforcement agencies about the challenges being faced by authorities in monitoring suspects who use encrypted mobile devices.

The FBI says it will consider any tool that may be helpful to other agencies.

There’s been an ongoing legal battle between the Apple and the FBI, with the court ruling in favour of Apple recently.

The authorities wanted Apple to write new software to get into the iPhone secured by encryption to access data from suspect’s phones.

Read more: http://www.itnews.com.au/news/fbi-promises-to-share-iphone-unlock-with-other-authorities-417705#ixzz44o2jTAl2

 

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